por | Setiembre 23, 2017 | 22:44

Chris Kleponis/CNP/AdMedia/NewscomToday Education Secretary Betsy DeVos withdrew the Obama-era letter instructing colleges to use the preponderance of evidence standard when adjudicating sexual assault . Schools that violate the rules could lose federal funding entirely, although that penalty has never been dealt. "But the reality is it doesn't even do that", DeVos said .

por | Setiembre 23, 2017 | 18:24

Hong Kong closed down 0.4 per cent, Shanghai ended off 0.2 per cent, Singapore lost 0.2 per cent and Sydney dipped 0.1 per cent. Seoul was off 0.1 per cent, with Taipei 0.5 per cent off and Manila 1.3 per cent down. ANALYST'S TAKE: "The Fed's view will likely play the key role in driving price action". "This could come in multiple forms such as the Fed's economic projections, statement and also Fed chair Yellen's testimony".

por | Setiembre 23, 2017 | 16:00

They blocked us pretty well. We have to eliminate that part. But it was an exciting game that went right down to the wire. "If we could have just come out like that, it could have been a different outcome for us". Not sure? We aren't, either. He just made a decision to sit on it so you chalk it up the guy making a good play. San Francisco running back Carlos Hyde has been impressive in each of the team's first two games and he will be a focal point against the Rams .

por | Setiembre 22, 2017 | 20:30

Mining and oil stocks outperformed, with Inpex Corp rising 2.3 percent, Japan Petroleum Exploration Co gaining 0.8 percent and Idemitsu Kosan added 2.1 percent. Still, officials seem to be prepping markets for the possibility of a rate increase. He added, "Given these latest projections and the broadly unchanged language on inflation in today's policy statement, we now expect the Fed to push on and raise rates again in December".

por | Setiembre 22, 2017 | 19:10

The SEC claimed this week (Thursday 20 September) that the discovery was made as part of an ongoing assessment of its "cybersecurity risk profile". Attacks on USA financial institutions are rare but not unprecedented. Edgar processes roughly 1.7 million electronic filings per year. The SEC also houses a huge amount of confidential corporate data. The agency "promptly" patched the flaw after it discovered the breach and continues to investigate the incident with the help of relevant law ...

por | Setiembre 22, 2017 | 16:53

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's comments on a "peaceful solution" over the weekend eased some concerns for investors. Asian shares were mostly lower and the dollar strengthened Thursday after the Fed said it would start trimming its bond holdings and planned one more interest rate increase this year.

por | Setiembre 22, 2017 | 15:35

Both Russia and China officially condemn the North's aspirations to develop nuclear intercontinental ballistic missile capabilities. North Korea "may take further provocative actions including launching ballistic missiles that would fly over Japan again in the future", Onodera said, adding that his ministry "would take appropriate measures to protect people's safety".

por | Setiembre 22, 2017 | 15:11

Tricked out with sprightly period detail - down to the Robert Redford sideburns of King's handsome husband ( Austin Stowell ) and the terrific 1970s soundtrack - " Battle of the Sexes " is a pleasure to watch, both as a nostalgia trip and collection of pop artifacts.

por | Setiembre 22, 2017 | 14:35

US allies said on Wednesday that enforcing global sanctions on North Korea, and not mere dialogue, was the key to getting Pyongyang to give up its nuclear weapons. It would be the third hike of 2017, as well as the third December in a row that the central bank has hiked rates to end the year. The BOJ is also seen maintaining a loose pledge to keep buying bonds so its holdings increase at an annual pace of 80 trillion yen ($710.86 billion), in contrast to the Fed's plan to steadily pull back ...

por | Setiembre 22, 2017 | 11:06

Given the enormity of the matter, the business professionals find themselves in a potentially rough spot, as the last two weeks have yielded ample theories and suppositions but few solid answers. For Colorado residents, there is no fee to place a security freeze, but there is a $10 fee to lift or remove a freeze unless you are an identity-theft victim.

por | Setiembre 22, 2017 | 02:04

No changes in policy were expected. The pan-European STOXX 600 share index dipped less than 0.1 percent. The major miners are mostly lower. Financial stocks jumped after the statement as U.S. Tata shares rose 1.7 percent. The unemployment rate is forecast to remain at 4.3 percent this year before falling to 4.1 percent next year and remaining there in 2019.

por | Setiembre 21, 2017 | 23:51

Communal violence has torn through Myanmar's western Rakhine state since Muslim minority Rohingya militants staged deadly attacks on police posts on August 25. "They have killed everybody, young and old". Sending them back to Myanmar is like sending them to place of execution. Pictured below: Everywhere we looked in the makeshift settlements of Thangkhail and Kutupalong, we saw women with new-born babies.

por | Setiembre 21, 2017 | 20:42

It's easy to see how someone could confuse them, and that's exactly what happened . It's called a credit freeze. Keeping watch, possibly for a long time. Massachusetts Sen. Edward Markey joined with Connecticut Sen. Leaving its digital doors wide open to criminals apparently wasn't enough for the credit reporting agency, as it's now sending hack victims directly into the open arms of unknown internet pranksters.

por | Setiembre 21, 2017 | 19:34

Benchmark 10-year notes US10YT=RR fell 11/32 in price to yield 2.29 percent, up from 2.24 percent before the Fed's statement and the highest level since August 8. What is surprising was the Fed's upbeat tone on the US economy despite two major hurricanes that just hit the USA mainland. However, the Fed lowered its rate forecast for 2019 to 2.8% from 3%.

por | Setiembre 21, 2017 | 15:40

That helped send bank stocks higher. This served to keep interest rates low and drive capital market dollars into riskier investments with higher yield. Gold performed slightly better in Wednesday's early trades as the dollar dithered. Higher prices for gasoline and some other items "in the aftermath of the hurricanes will likely boost inflation temporarily", the Fed said.

por | Setiembre 21, 2017 | 15:31

What's in the balance sheet?: Fed wants to take advantage of low unemployment and sustained economic growth to clear room in its portfolio in case a future downturn forces it to ramp up purchases again. "While still low inflation should limit the back up in yields, it will likely feel a little worse than "paint drying" for investors heavily allocated to the long end of the treasury market", he wrote.

por | Setiembre 21, 2017 | 07:33

Results of the survey, conducted 12-14 September, showed economists also widely expect Fed officials to begin winding down their $4.5 trillion balance sheet in October, and will announce that timing at 2pm (12.30am IST) Wednesday after their two-day meeting in Washington .

por | Setiembre 20, 2017 | 19:42

That was followed by a report from the International Energy Agency (IEA) saying the glut was shrinking thanks to strong European and US demand, as well as production declines in OPEC and non-OPEC members. That boosted supplies and lowered prices. For the same period, analysts had consensus estimates for an increase of 2.9 million barrels in crude inventories, a decrease of 2 million barrels in gasoline inventories and a drop of 1.2 million barrels in distillate stockpiles.

por | Setiembre 20, 2017 | 19:26

What the future holds for Toys "R" Us isn't clear. People are just as upset about this closing as the company may be. Toys "R" Us has $4.9bn in debt, $400mn of which has interest payments due in 2018, with a further $1.7bn due to be repaid in 2019.

por | Setiembre 20, 2017 | 15:58

That would make Maria the first Category 4 or 5 hurricane to make landfall in Puerto Rico in 85 years. And here's a spaghetti model for Maria. But airlines are still recovering from an earlier rash of powerful storms that thrashed Texas, Louisiana, Florida and the Caribbean , damaging ports, halting service and costing hundreds of millions of dollars in lost revenue.